Pavel Aptekar

Opinion 1 month ago

Russia’s Economy Is Falling Woefully Behind (Op-Ed)

Russia’s Economy Is Falling Woefully Behind (Op-Ed)

Opinion 1 month ago

Government policy in recent years has created an economy increasingly out of step with global trends.

Opinion 3 months ago

When Art Becomes the Victim of Politics (Op-ed)

When Art Becomes the Victim of Politics (Op-ed)

Opinion 3 months ago

The recent attack on a famous Repin canvas reflects the Russian authorities’ worsening attitude towards historical fact.

Opinion 5 months ago

Can Russia Afford Its Save-a-Billionaire Relief Program? (Op-ed)

Can Russia Afford Its Save-a-Billionaire Relief Program? (Op-ed)

Opinion 5 months ago

Poor Russians will end up footing the bill.

Opinion 6 months ago

The Skripal Case: Another Example of Russia's Poisoned Politics (Op-ed)

The Skripal Case: Another Example of Russia's Poisoned Politics (Op-ed)

Opinion 6 months ago

Russia’s history of liquidating defectors has ruined the country’s reputation.

Opinion 6 months ago

How Russian Actor Serebryakov Was Ostracized for Smearing Russia’s National Identity (Op-ed)

How Russian Actor Serebryakov Was Ostracized for Smearing Russia’s National Identity (Op-ed)

Opinion 6 months ago

Some Russians have a habit of getting offended on behalf of the entire country and its leadership

News 1 year ago

Kremlin’s Reply to Anti-Corruption Demonstrations: We Can Deal With It Ourselves

Kremlin’s Reply to Anti-Corruption Demonstrations: We Can Deal With It Ourselves

News 1 year ago

The Kremlin’s answer to accusations of corruption are as follows: Russian civil servants’ income reports are transparent for the Secret Service and that is enough.

News 1 year ago

Russia Values Being Feared Over its Reputation

Russia Values Being Feared Over its Reputation

News 1 year ago

Denis Voronenkov’s murder in Kiev is the latest in a series of murky political killings that play up the Kremlin’s omnipotent image.

News 1 year ago

Inefficient Russia: Why the Russian Budget Performs Poorly

Inefficient Russia: Why the Russian Budget Performs Poorly

News 1 year ago

The low quality of Russian institutions breeds corruption and the misuse of government funds

News 1 year ago

Belarus President Loses to Street Protesters

Belarus President Loses to Street Protesters

News 1 year ago

Lukashenko is not accustomed to taking orders from protestors. Now he must make concessions and they might not be well considered.

News 1 year ago

Facing Isolation in the Sports World, Putin Vows to Combat Doping

Facing Isolation in the Sports World, Putin Vows to Combat Doping

News 1 year ago

During an organizing committee meeting for the 2019 University Games in Krasnoyarsk on Wednesday, President Vladimir Putin spoke of the need to eliminate doping from Russian sports.